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Makoto Sushi Bar

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119-121 Liverpool St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9283 6767
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Gympie, Australia
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454 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably one of the best sushi places outside of Japan . Original dishes with original service. Saw boxes of Huon salmon go into the kitchen, none of this Tassal stuff. Green tea was the real thing, not a teabag in sight.

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Thank raffles123
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Got take away straight from the conveyor belt - tasty, great variety and wish I got a bit more ... next time for sure!

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Thank Ira K
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Quite a few salmon plates but the choice was otherwise limited. The tempura prawns were cold and fatty like they had been deep fried too long. The service was fast and friendly. They made a mistake with a drink order and fixed it quickly without any fuss. The restaurant itself has boxes and stuff everywhere and needs a good clean.

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Thank Paul H
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Searching for Sushi I ended up this sushi bar. Very nice place and the staff is greeting everyone entering the bar with a special sentence. Sushi was very good and very reasonable priced (especially for Sydney CBD). Only missed the option to order a nice Japanse beer

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Thank Rob d
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Last time I reviewed this Sushi Bar was about 4 years ago and I gave it the 5 stars. However I feel an updated review is overdue since quite a few things have changed (not for the better). In my opinion this is still the best quality sushi in Sydney CBD however the edge over the other sushi bars they... More 

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Thank Ilya I
Perth, Australia
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110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is really an excellent place and I am torn between giving four or five stars. It's near Hyde Park. It is really a sushi train place of the kind that you find all around the city but you can order from a menu and there are some tables on the side where you can sit away from the belt.... More 

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Thank impartialspectator
Madrid, Spain
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322 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, the sushi juicy and fresh. The variety was big, one can order extras from a menu except from the the plates that pass in front of you. But the service was incompetent, uninterested completely. We had to ask repeatedly to receive a small plate for the soy sauce or to order a drink. It's a pity.

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Thank alkimadrid
Canberra
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This may not be a fair review as we just returned from Japan a couple of weeks ago. We unconsciously compared this with the restaurants there. There is a big gap in both quality and service. Oh and the prices, Sydney almost double that of Japan. There is no bookings, customers are required to write their name, number of people... More 

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Thank pigsyACT
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Have been visiting this place regularly for more then 5 years The dishes are always consistent Top and freshest seafood used in there plates Very friendly staff

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Thank Rami E
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Definitely order a Teriyaki chicken hand roll a Tempura king prawn hand roll. You'll need to get there early if you want to eat around 5 - 6 pm as there's almost always a line to get in.

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Thank kwimalar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119-121 Liverpool St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9283 6767

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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